The Power of Polished Technical Demos and Why I Love My Work

DeFinis Communications

Last week I was in Charlotte, NC teaching a technical presentation skills program for one of my favorite clients, Autodesk. NASDAQ: ADSK ) is an American mulitnational corporation that focuses on 2D and 3D design software for use in architecture, engineering and building construction, manufacturing, and media and entertainment. The company is best known for its flagship computer-aided design software AutoCAD.

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Product Management: 6 Solid Best Practices For Newbie PMs


It’s a challenging job that requires a lot of communication and coordination of efforts between different teams. Product managers work largely for technical companies. Most technical product managers “sit” at the intersection of business, technology, and user experience , meaning that they are constantly involved in balancing the decisions between these three business areas (more on this later!). Create Detailed Product Requirements Documents.

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Fostering Creativity

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

The process of obtaining and maintaining these certifications often requires a significant investment of time and money. It is this IT myopia that makes it difficult for open source operating systems and software to make more inroads than it already has. Technical folks, in my experience, see value as a numbers game. They place value in those other intangibles such as ease of use, security, less required maintenance, and yes, design.

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